Reference numberL&P/5/76
TitleLetters, 'On a specimen of native tin' from Henry Rosevarne and William Borlase to Charles Morton
Date27 January 1769
DescriptionSubject: Metallurgy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Letters from the Rev. Dr. William Borlase, F. R. S. Rector of Ludgvan in Cornwall, to Charles Morton, M.D. F. R. S. and from Mr. Rosewarne, of Truro, to Dr. Borlase; giving an account of a specimen of native tin found in Cornwall, and now deposited in the Museum of the Royal Society'

Read 16 February 1769
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1769.0007
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2316Borlase; William (1695 - 1772)1695 - 1772
NA1286Morton; Charles (1716 - 1799)1716 - 1799
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